After spending three years at the international level, Dele Alampasu is back. With the Super Eagles, Ventspils goalkeeper places Nigeria at the top in Africa.
The former Golden Eaglets star recognized that Nigeria’s next two opponents, Ivory Coast and Tunisia, are strong footballing nations. But the Super Eagles have a higher pedigree than their rivals.
However for these friendly games, Alampasu underlined that it’s not all about winning. But the team coming together again further to football suspension for several months due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Regarding the Super Eagles chances to beat the Elephants and Carthage Eagles next month, Alampasu made declaration to allnigeriasoccer.com. “Ivory Coast and Tunsia are strong nations. But Nigeria is the giant of Africa. So when a strong team and a giant team meet, it will be decided on the field.”
“A friendly game is not do or die. You know international football was on hold for a while. So we are just trying to come back together again. We are not going there to ‘kill each other’. It’s football. May the best team win.”
In the current season, Alampasu has nine appearances under under the colours of Ventspils, logging 810 minutes in all competitions.